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Storms never last, or do they?

Life is for one generation. A good name (or a bad one) is forever. The area known as “the Divide” has a historically strong name or reputation for inclement Colorado weather. The May snowstorm of …
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A shuttle for the Colorado Department of Transportation's new Pegasus program that serves stops in Denver, Lakewood, Idaho Springs, Frisco, Vail and Avon.

Tired of driving? Here’s how to get around Colorado on public transportation

Ever wanted to take a road trip across the state without slogging through an hours-long drive on highways?
The musical trio from “The Wedding Singer” and the rest of the cast are performing at Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton through June 26.

Theater announces upcoming season

Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St. in Littleton, has announced a new season, with tickets on sale for individual shows and the season. “The Wedding Singer,” the finale for the current …
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Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen …
Alissa Davies posing in front of her series "Firescape."

Wildfire art can create beauty out of tragedy

Robert Nesladek carves wood. He works in a sawdust-filled studio behind his house in Arvada, which he has owned for 47 years.  Two wood lathes spin fast to carve out bowls, vases and other …

Music and Movies at Infinity Park in Glendale returns this summer with live music and a movie showing on June 24, July 8, July 22 and Aug. 12.
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Infinity Park blends music and movies for new summer season

It is a truth universally acknowledged that everything is better under a warm summer’s night sky. And that’s just one of the reasons the Music and Movies at Infinity Park series has been such a …
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A crowd of people gather at the stage during last year’s Juneteenth Music Festival. Headliners for the 2022 Juneteenth Music Festival are Dave East on June 18 and Twista on June 19.

‘Music is a connector’

Growing up in Denver, Charles Luis Cox II remembers celebrating Juneteenth every year with family. They would pack a picnic and go to the park. Or, they would go to Lincoln Hills — historically a …
Barbara Veatch’s painting “Wild Wind” is among her new works in the “Landforms and Whimsy” exhibition coming June 24 in Lakewood.

CORE New Art Space exhibit opens June 24

Painter/teacher Barbara Veatch has new works, including “Wild Wind,” in an exhibit called “Landforms and Whimsy” at the CORE New Art Space, 6501 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood from June 24 to July …
“Any Other Family” by Highlands Ranch author Eleanor Brown will be published this summer.

Families come in many shapes, sizes

A letter from Highlands Ranch author Eleanor Brown is enclosed in the review copy of her latest novel, “Any Other Family.” The book will be on sale in early July and is partly based on her own …
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An LGBTQ+ history lesson

There’s no way for a single exhibit to fully detail the history of LGBTQ+ Coloradoans, but it’s still important to take steps to share the stories of people whose experiences have largely been …

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Colorado Water Garden Society to hold sale

Despite living in a high desert location, a number of south metro area gardeners maintain a pond in their yard, with a collection of water lilies, cannas and more — plus perhaps a few …
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Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined …
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Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important …
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See it first at SeriesFest season 8

What can’t television do? The answer to that question used to be obvious. These days? Not so much. Modern shows can have just as high production value as blockbusters, entice the same A-list talent …

Mother Musings: The perfect parents

When Ryan and I were thinking of starting our family, we were determined to be the “perfect parents”. It was so hard to watch other parents struggle with their children, knowing that if they just …

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Column: Change the action and change the outcome

Just like many of you, sometimes I get so overloaded with work that I fall behind a little and need to play catch up. This happened to me earlier this week. With a big writing project due, as well as …
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